Helena High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Helena High School
Helena High School is a public school located in Helena, Montana. It is part of the Helena Public Schools system, and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a long history of excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The school has a strong commitment to providing a quality education and a safe learning environment for all students.
Helena High School offers a wide range of courses, including Advanced Placement classes, foreign language courses, and a variety of electives. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as athletics, clubs and organizations, and student government. The school also has a strong commitment to the arts, with a number of music and theater programs.
Helena High School has a proud tradition of academic excellence. The school has consistently been ranked among the best high schools in the state, and has been recognized for its academic achievement. The school’s students have earned numerous awards and scholarships, and have gone on to attend some of the top colleges and universities in the country.
Helena High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and become successful in their future endeavors. The school is dedicated to providing a quality education, and to helping its students reach their full potential.
1310 Hillsboro Parkway
Helena, AL 35080
9 – 12
Overview Helena High School
Helena High School serves 1,373 students in grades 9-12.
Helena High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Helena High School
Helena High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Helena High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.